A local newly revamped Woolworths has been rebuked by a customer on social media for selling halal and non-halal products in the same refrigerator. Perturbed shopper, Shafieka Samodien was outraged on Sunday when she spotted a fridge at the Meadowridge store that separated halal poultry and non-halal meats with fish.[…]
The Muslim Judicial Council Halal Trust (MJCHT) has once again investigated a case of possible cross-contamination of halal and non-halal foods in a Cape Town store. The MJCHT recently visited Woolworths Athlone branch, following a Facebook post that depicted images of a non-halaal pizza product found next to other halaal[…]
Retailer Woolworths has recalled it’s Frozen Savoury Rice Mix product following a worldwide product recall issued by the Hungarian Food Safety Agency in a global listeria outbreak. The retailer says the move is “purely as a precautionary measure.” In a statement, Woolworths said: “Food safety is of critical importance to[…]
Spies, allegedly working for a well-known private investigator, were purportedly paid to infiltrate a Palestine support group running a campaign to have Israeli goods removed from a major retailer’s shelves. Members of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel (BDS) South Africa this week claimed one of the alleged spies confessed[…]
Woolworths’ executives were on Monday forced to entertain questions from shareholders as to its continued trade links with Israeli suppliers, as pro-Palestinian activists used the company’s annual general meeting (AGM) to raise pertinent questions over its refusal to severe ties with the occupying state. Representatives from the National Coalition for[…]
Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions South Africa (BDS SA) has rejected media claims of an ambush on Woolworth’s annual general meeting (AGM), with the company set to meet with its shareholders on Monday. BDS SA is engaged in a year-long boycott against the popular retailer and last year bought single shares[…]
Several of the country’s biggest trade unions have signed an agreement in support of a boycott campaign against local retailer Woolworths, demanding the company severe trade links with all Israeli affiliates until the Zionist state has complied with international law in its handling of the Palestinian population. The support is[…]
Woolworths are being investigated by the National Consumer Commission (NCC) over complaints that the popular retailer may be falsely labelling Israeli products in its stores. The complaints are believed to have been lodged to both the NCC and Woolworths itself by everyday consumers, as well as shareholders in the company.[…]
Palestine solidarity organisation BDS South Africa will be meeting Woolworths workers currently engaged in a protected labour strike since Monday. Over 700 workers at the Woolworths Johannesburg Distribution Centre are currently engaged in a legal labour strike since Monday. According to union representatives, various operations at the Woolworths distribution centre[…]
Hundreds of protesters waved Palestinian flags near the entrance of GrandWest Casino on Monday in the build-up to Grammy Award-winning artist Pharrell Williams’s concert. The protest was given the green light after BDS South Africa scored a victory on Saturday when a High Court application, aimed at preventing them from[…]
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